At Wednesday’s Elkton Town Board meeting, officials received a request from the Singerly Fire Company to waive $70,288 in municipal fees associated with the renovation of the aging Newark Avenue Fire Station. The major facilities assessment accounts for $60,000 of the levy, while building and renovation permits totaled about $10,288.
The next day Mayor Joseph Fisona informed fire company officials that the town waived all the building permit charges. As for the major utility charge, the fire, rescue and emergency medical services provider for the municipality will have to pay the full amount of $60,000, but a payment schedule was established. One-fifth of the amount ($12,000) is due at the time the permit is issued and the balance of $48,000 will be paid in installments over the next four years.